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Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Alison Madueke: I wrote my biography to tell my story

Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Former Niger governor commends President Buhari for denouncing third term rumour

Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, at the weekend commended President Muhammadu Buhari for coming out publicly to debunk the rumour doing the rounds about his re-contesting for the third time.

David Olofu emerges FAAC commissioners’ forum chair, vows to boost IGR

The Commissioner of Finance representing Benue State at the Federation Account Allocation Committee, David Olofu, has been elected as the new chairman of the forum.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.

President Buhari mourns Professor David-West

State House statement conveying the President’s condolence, reads, partly, “Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime.”
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

Afenifere asks VP Osinbajo to resign as vice president

The Yoruba socio-political organisation Afenifere has charged the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to resign his position, following reports of his office been undermined.

General Babangida urges Igbos to ensure peaceful coexistence with others

Former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on Saturday urged Igbos to ensure ensure peaceful coexistence with other ethnic nationalities in the country and make Nigerians continue to feel their positive impact.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo to represent President Buhari at Akwa Ibom’s 32nd anniversary

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing the President at the 32nd anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom this weekend in Uyo, the State capital.
Gboyega Oyetola

[email protected]: Why we are embarking on low-key celebration – governor

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says the 28th anniversary celebration of the state’s creation is low – key due to the prevailing economic situation in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”

Mu’azu Aliyu: I want to keep people guessing on what I’m up to

Former Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said that the reason he has decided to stay quiet for a long time is to keep people guessing on what he is up to.

General Babangida: We don’t have any other country except Nigeria

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, IBB, has called for collective effort aimed at uniting all segments of the country.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, on his 78th birthday, saying the nation will continue to look up to him for guidance and wisdom.

President congratulates General Babangida at 78

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, on his 78th birthday, saying the nation will continue to look up to him for guidance and wisdom.

Babangida Aliyu: I want to keep people guessing on my next moves

Former Niger state Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has explained he decided to stay quiet for a long time is to keep people guessing on what he is up to.

Ex-President Jonathan salutes General Babangida at 78

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.), as a courageous leader who devoted his time and strength to upholding the glory and honour of Nigeria.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba demands N3 billionn, public apology from Femi Okuronmu for defamation

A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has demanded a sum of N3bn from a chieftain of Afenifere, Senator Femi Okuronmu, as damages for an alleged libelous statement published by two national newspapers .

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